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About meI have an MS in math and I have mainly been a math teacher, statistician, software developer, and managing editor at a medical journal. I am now a professional editor and writer, tutor, and eldercare service provider.
About my libraryMy catalog includes books I have read, those that I now have, and those that I want to read.
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Favorite authorsHoward Aldrich, Walter L. Arnstein, Robert Axelrod, Barrington J. Bayley, Jerry H. Bentley, T. C. W. Blanning, Margaret A. Boden, Kenneth E. Boulding, Robert Brenner, John Brockman, Damien Broderick, John le Carré, Christopher Chase-Dunn, Andy Clark, Randall Collins, David Corn, R. Denemark, Daniel C. Dennett, Karl W. Deutsch, Freeman Dyson, Barry Eichengreen, M. I. Finley, Heinz von Foerster, M. A. Foster, Andre Gunder Frank, John W. Garver, Clifford Geertz, Anthony Giddens, Bartholomew Gill, Barry K. Gills, Peter Godfrey-Smith, Ramachandra Guha, Jürgen Habermas, Irfan Habib, Cyril Hare, Francis Heylighen, Edward D. Hoch, Geoffrey Holmes, Alf Hornborg, H. Stuart Hughes, Michael Isikoff, Eric Janszen, E. L. Jones, H. R. F. Keating, Paul Kennedy, Charles P. Kindleberger, George Lichtheim, John D. MacDonald, Michael Mann, Bruce Mazlish, William H. McNeill, George Modelski, Joel Mokyr, Michael Murray, Michael Murray, John Newman, Douglass C. North, Joseph S. Nye, Geoffrey Parker, John P. Powelson, Anatol Rapoport, Thomas E. Ricks, Richard Rorty, M. Rostovtzeff, Murray N. Rothbard, Stephen K. Sanderson, Gene Sharp, Ben Shneiderman, Georges Simenon, Gillian Slovo, W. Thompson, Thucydides, Charles Tilly, Stephen Edelston Toulmin, Jerome Tuccille, Roberto Mangabeira Unger, Paul U. Unschuld, Gore Vidal, Immanuel Maurice Wallerstein, Max Weber, David Weinberger, Tim Weiner, Chris Wickham, Charles Wilson, Edmund Wilson (Shared favorites)
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Real nameJohn Claydon
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Member sinceJan 26, 2007
Currently readingThe Great Powers and the European States System, 1815-1914 by F.R. Bridge
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